NOAA is forecasting up to 10 inches of snow in Wyoming today. There are 4 Winter Weather Advisories in effect in Wyoming until noon today.
It’s october and it’s becoming clearer every day that winter is coming.
Last season Jackson Hole ski resort in Wyoming got 527″ of snowfall.
A cold front will move into southeast Wyoming later this morning. However, rain showers will continue today across western and central Wyoming. Snow will occur over western portions this morning, mixing with rain during the day. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the Absarokas and Bighorn Mountains through noon. Precipitation will end, from west to east overnight tonight. High pressure will quickly build across the region Monday, with warmer and drier conditions through Tuesday. – NOAA Wyoming
NOAA Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY 235 AM MDT SUN OCT 12 2014 ...SNOW TO IMPACT THE ABSAROKA AND BIGHORN MOUNTAINS TODAY... .A CANADIAN COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE ABSAROKA AND BIGHORN MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING. SNOWFALL ASSOCIATED WITH THIS COLD FRONT WILL IMPACT BOTH MOUNTAIN RANGES THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO BE HEAVIEST IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS ABOVE 8500 FEET. BELOW 8500 FEET THE SNOW MAY BE MIXED WITH OR TURN TO RAIN AT TIMES WITH MUCH LOWER SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE THROUGH NOON AND THEN TAPER OFF TO SHOWERS. BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST- 235 AM MDT SUN OCT 12 2014 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY. * SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOWFALL AND GUSTY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO BE HEAVIEST IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS ABOVE 8500 FEET THROUGH 6 AM. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE THROUGH NOON AND THEN TAPER OFF TO SHOWERS. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ABOVE 8500 FEET...5 TO 10 INCHES NORTH OF POWDER RIVER PASS...3 TO 7 INCHES SOUTH OF POWDER RIVER PASS ABOVE 8500 FEET. BELOW 8500 FEET...1 TO 3 INCHES. * WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH. * IMPACTS...LOW VISIBILITY AND SLUSHY SLICK ROADS WILL LIKELY CAUSE TRAVEL DELAYS. WET COLD WEATHER INCREASES THE CHANCE FOR HYPOTHERMIA. HUNTERS AND OTHER OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR COLD WET WINTER CONDITIONS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.